UK employment levels keep rising.
The final quarter of 2018 saw another large increase in employment. 167,000 more people were in employment in Q4 2018 than in the previous quarter, meaning that there were almost 450,000 more people in employment at the end of 2018 than there were at the end of 2017. The employment rate of 75.8% in Q4 2018 was the joint highest level ever recorded.
As shown in the chart above, the increase in employment levels over the past year have been driven by an increase in people working full-time.
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